Periodicals

The library carries a large assortment of newspapers and magazines for visitors to browse through while visiting the library. While these materials are not available for check-out, anyone can look at back issues upon request.

(Please note that titles listed in gray will soon be removed from the collection.)


Newspapers

Newspapers are located on the 2nd floor in the Periodicals Department.

  • McAllen Monitor
  • San Antonio Express
  • San Benito News
  • USA Today
  • Valley Morning Star
  • Wall Street Journal

(Digital Archives for the Valley Morning Star are now available online)


Digital Archives and Microfilm

We have both Digital Archives and Microfilm for the Valley Morning Star Newspaper.

The Digital Archives are available online and span from 1901 to 1976 with some gaps. That website can be accessed here: http://harlingen.advantage-preservation.com/

The Microfilm currently spans from January 1949 to December 2015.


Children’s Magazines

Children’s Magazines are located in the Children’s Department on the 1st floor. Titles include:

  • American Girl
  • Boys Life
  • Chickadee
  • Chirp
  • Dig into History
  • Discovery Girls
  • Disney Jr.
  • Disney Princess
  • Fun to Learn Friends
  • Girls’ World
  • Highlights
  • Highlights Hello
  • Highlights High Five
  • Humpty Dumpty
  • Ingredient
  • Kids Code & Computer Science
  • Marvel Ultimate Spider-Man
  • National Geographic For Kids
  • Owl
  • Prehistoric Times
  • Ranger Rick, Jr.
  • Scooby Doo! Magazine
  • Scooby Doo! Where Are You?
  • Sports Illustrated for kids
  • Zoobooks
  • Zootles



Parenting Magazines

Parenting Magazines are located in the Children’s Department.

  • Parents
  • Practical Homeschooling


Teen Magazines

Teen magazines are located on the 2nd floor in the Periodicals Department with General Magazines.

  • Teen Ink
  • J-14
  • Seventeen



Spanish Magazines

Spanish magazines are located on the 2nd floor in the Periodicals Department with General Magazines.

  • Latina
  • La Teen
  • People en Español
  • Selecta
  • TV y Novelas



General Magazines

Located in the Periodicals Department on the 2nd floor. Magazines cover topics ranging from astronomy to women’s health.

Titles include:

  • AARP Bulletin
  • AARP the Magazine
  • Advocate, The
  • AWI
  • Airbrush Action
  • American Libraries
  • American Rifleman
  • American Spirit
  • Archaeology
  • Astronomy
  • Austin Monthly
  • Auto Restorer
  • Backwoodsman
  • Better Homes & Gardens
  • Birds & Blooms
  • Bon Appétit
  • Booklist
  • Brides
  • Car & Driver
  • Catster
  • Classic Rock
  • Coastal Living
  • Consumer Reports
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Craft Ideas
  • Digital Photo
  • Discover
  • Dogster
  • Do It Yourself
  • Dwell
  • Economist
  • Elle
  • Entertainment Weekly
  • Esquire
  • Family Circle
  • Family Handyman
  • First for Women
  • Fitness Rx for Men
  • Flea Market Décor
  • Food Network Magazine
  • Forbes
  • Four Wheeler
  • Game Informer
  • Gentlemen’s Quarterly (GQ)
  • German Life
  • Glamour
  • Good Housekeeping
  • Guns & Ammo
  • Hot Rod
  • ID: Ideas & Discoveries
  • InStyle
  • Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
  • Liberty
  • Library Journal
  • Lion
  • Medallion
  • Men’s Fitness
  • Men’s Health
  • Men’s Journal
  • Military Heritage
  • Money
  • Motor Trend
  • Motorcyclist
  • Muscle & Fitness
  • Nail Pro
  • National Geographic
  • National Geographic Traveler
  • National Review
  • New Yorker
  • O The Oprah Magazine
  • Otaku USA
  • Out
  • Outside
  • Paper
  • People
  • People Style
  • Philadelphia Trumpet
  • Popular Mechanics
  • Popular Science
  • Popular Woodworking
  • Prehistoric Times
  • Psychology Today
  • Reader’s Digest LP
  • Real Simple
  • Redbook
  • Reptiles
  • Ring, The
  • Rolling Stone
  • Runner’s World
  • Salt Water Sportsman
  • Scientific American
  • Shape
  • Slam
  • Smithsonian
  • Sophisticate’s Hair Style Guide
  • Southern Living
  • Sports Illustrated
  • Style Watch
  • Super Street
  • Tattoo
  • Texas Gardener
  • Texas Highways
  • Texas Monthly
  • Texas Music
  • Texas Observer
  • Texas Parks & Wildlife
  • Texas Sportsman
  • This Old House
  • Time
  • Trade-a-Plane
  • Trailer Life
  • Travel 50 & Beyond
  • TV Guide
  • Us Weekly
  • Vacations
  • Valley Business Report
  • Vanity Fair
  • Vietnam
  • Vogue
  • WebMD
  • Week, The
  • Where to Retire
  • Wired
  • Woman’s Health
  • World War II
  • WWII History